Is it safe to link my bank account to Stash?
Stash follows the highest standards for data protection employed by financial firms and the financial services industry worldwide.
That includes using something called 256-bit encryption to secure your information, including personal data and fund purchase history. Stash further secures your account with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, which ensures any information sent between the Stash App and its servers is protected.
What about Stash having access to my bank account?
Stash will never withdraw funds from your checking or savings account without your consent. In order to purchase any of the investments offered through Stash, you need to link a bank account to transfer funds and to make your desired fund purchase.
Still not sure about Stash?
If you’d rather hear more about Stash from a third party source, check out our coverage in major publications.
- Is It Safe to Get Excited About Investing Again? By Bloomberg News
- How to get started investing…for $5 by CNN Money
- Stash raises $40 million Series C to make Investing more approachable by TechCrunch
Q. Will Stash tell me when to sell my stock shares?
You will be able to sell your shares of stock in the same way that you sell shares of an ETF today. For guidance on how to judge the performance of a company, we recommend that you consult all available resources on learn.stashinvest.com.
Q. What happens to my shares if a stock splits?
A stock split is similar to taking a $100 bill and splitting it into two $50 bills (or five $20 bills). The number of bills you hold increases, but the overall value of your money remains the same. If a stock that you own splits, the number of shares of stock on the market (or…
Q. Do I have voting rights?
Yes, you may have voting rights for some of the companies you invest in on Stash! You need to own at least one whole share of the stock though. Since we trade fractional shares for our customers, some of our users can hold less than one full share. As a shareholder, your voting power is…
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